Our Mission - His Commission - Helping People become Devoted Followers of Jesus Christ!
Pastor George Grierson
George comes from a dairy farming background near Durham, Ontario and gave his life to the Lord at age 16. He felt the call to ministry and attended Ontario Bible College (now Tyndale) graduating in 1983. He met his wife Sue at college and they married in 1980.
George began ministry in 1983 and has served under the leadership of Alf Rees and Ivan and Donna Preston. He served as Senior Pastor at Bethel Missionary Church in Lion’s Head for 11 years, Emmanuel Evangelical Missionary Church in Elmira for 10 years, has been the Director of Stayner Bible Conference Grounds, and came to Elgin Missionary Church in February 2015.
George and Sue have two married daughters Erin and Leah and have two granddaughters. The girls live with their husbands in Wellesley and London. George is a handyman who enjoys getting together with family and touring on an old motorcycle when he can.
Pastor Eva Hayes
Eva comes to us from Northern Ireland and has been part of Elgin Missionary Church for many years. She gave her heart to the Lord when she was 6 years old at a beach mission in Newcastle, Northern Ireland, through the Children’s Special Services Mission (CSSM), now known as Scripture Union, UK.
In 1991 she came to Canada with her husband, 3 children and aging parents settling in the area. Eva volunteered as our Worship Coordinator for 6 years before accepting a full time position as Administrator. After pursuing credentialing she now serves as our Executive Pastor and Pastor of Children’s Ministries.
She is passionate about living for Jesus and helping people become devoted followers of Jesus Christ by serving God and people in every way she can.
R E C E P T I O N I S T
Terrilyn grew up in a German Catholic family on a crop farm just west of Waterloo.
After she came to understand a true faith in Jesus, she began attending Wilmot Centre Missionary Church where she was an active member for 27 years. In 2013 Terrilyn returned to school and earned her Office Administration – Executive diploma from Conestoga College. When she and her husband Steve moved to Stratford, they searched for a local church where they could feel at home and have been attending Elgin for 2 years.
Terrilyn is in the church office Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm. The best way to contact her is either by phone or through email.
Terrilyn loves reading, writing and being in the background keeping people organized.
B O O K K E E P E R
Kathy works at Elgin Missionary Church as the bookkeeper on a part-time basis and email is the best way to contact her as she generally works two afternoons a week. You will also see Kathy in the Children’s ministry programs as she is actively involved as a volunteer in all the Kids Ministry programs and oversees Sunday School as Coordinator.